Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
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Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive …

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Flower of the Day: Bougainvillea

Submitted by on August 3, 2013 – 12:29 pmNo Comment
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bougainvilleaYes, Road Trips Gardeners, here’s another photo of bougainvillea.

This magnificent display of shocking pink was captured on a wall in downtown Nairobi, Kenya, in late July by our intrepid photographer.

No doubt the combination of latitude (Nairobi’s just about on the equator) and altitude (it’s some 5800-feet-high) cause the shrub to be especially brilliant.

(Photo ©2013 by Susan McKee)

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